Change Should Start with Us Essay

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If change should happen, it starts with us When one talks about change, they are normally evaluating a past situation or measuring the defects in a current situation. In 1933 The Nazi regimes lead by a German man by the name of Adolf Hitler targeted Jews and basically imprisoned and slaughtered them. This era was named the Holocaust. The word Holocaust derives from Greek origin meaning “sacrifice by fire”. According to the Holocaust Encyclopedia the Germans believed that Germans were "racially superior" and that the Jews, deemed "inferior”. In a spread of 12 years from 1933 to 1945 the Nazi regimes had killed nearly two out of every three European Jew from a population of over nine million strong. As I evaluate this past tragic but …show more content…
For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued; it must ensure, and it only does so as the unintended side-effect of one’s personal dedication to a cause greater than oneself or as the by-product of one’s surrender to a person other than oneself. Happiness must happen, and he same for success: you have to let it happen by not caring about it. I want you to listen to what your conscience commands you to do and go on to carry it out to the best of your knowledge. Then your will live to see that in the long run—in the long run, I say—success will fallow you precisely because you had forgotten to think of it.”(16-17) With that being said we as a society should aim our success elsewhere or not devote our lives to tracking others down to finish off their life. Reflecting back to an article named As Nazis Die Off, Their Hunters Widen Net by Carrie Johnson from the Washington Post. “The Target of their rapt attention: onetime Nazi concentration –camp guard John Demjanuk, 89, who had outlasted a generation of American lawyers vying to deport him from the United States for allegedly lying about his role in the Holocaust. One attorney in the department’s elite office of Special Investigations died of cancer, another perished in an air-plane crash and others had retired from public service in the nearly three decades since the investigation began.” It took them far too long to find hard evidence on a man who can pass

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